Monthly Archives: January 2013

Money Matters for Teens

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Money Matters for Teens Author: Larry Burkett with Marnie Wooding Illustrator: Chris Kielesinski Publisher: Moody Publishers, New edition published in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0802446367 ISBN-10: 0802446361 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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We're a Family

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: We’re a Family Author: Sandra Brandon Illustrator: Helen Endres Publisher: Standard Publishing, 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0874030303 ISBN-10: 0874030307 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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The Mystery in Chocolate Town: Hershey, Pennsylvania

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Mystery in Chocolate Town: Hershey, Pennsylvania Author: Carole Marsh Publisher: Gallopade International, 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0635063335 ISBN-10: 0635063336 Related website: http://www.carolemarshmysteries.com (series) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Sailing Alone Around the World

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sailing Alone Around the World Author: Joshua Slocum Illustrators: Thomas Fogarty and George Varian Publisher: Barnes and Noble Classic, republished in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-1593083038 ISBN-10: 1593083033 Related website: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/classics (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Losing It

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Losing It Author: Erin Fry Publisher: Amazon Children’s Publishing, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0761462200 ISBN-10: 0761462201 Related website: http://www.erinmfry.com (author), http://www.amazon.com/amazonchildrenspublishing (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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Dewi and the Seeds of Doom

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dewi and the Seeds of Doom Author: Maggie Lyons Publisher: Halo Publishing International, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-61244-094-1 ISBN-10: 1-61244-094-0 Related websites: http://www.maggielyons.yolasite.com (author), http://www.halopublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Young Knights of the Round Table: The King's Ransom

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Young Knights of the Round Table: The King’s Ransom Author: Cheryl Carpinello Cover Illustrator: Kaytalin Platt Publisher: MuseItUp Publishing, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-77127-056-4 Related websites: http://www.beyondtodayeducator.com (author), http://www.museituppublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (barely but unfortunately) (1=nothing … Continue reading

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